New and Noteworthy

Friday, October 21, 2016

NIAAA is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael E. Charness will deliver a lecture on “Neurodevelopment and Alcohol: From Cell Adhesion to Cell Phones” at this fall’s Mark Keller Honorary Lecture.

Please mark your calendars for this event:...

Friday, October 7, 2016
November 11, 2016, 8:30am - 5:30pm
San Diego Convention Center, Room 7; San Diego, California
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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

NIAAA hosted a Twitter chat with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) on October 6, 2016 at 12:30pm. #AlcoholChat

You can access the chat at ...

Friday, September 16, 2016

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Friday, September 16, 2016
The most recent issue of the NIAAA Spectrum is now available online at    ...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
More than 10,000 children will participate in study of brain, social, emotional, and cognitive development.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Alcohol is now recognized as the leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disorders in the United States. Each year thousands of children are born with life-long disabilities because they were exposed to alcohol prenatally. On...

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
As college students arrive on campus this fall, it’s a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. 


Thursday, September 1, 2016
Every day, millions of Americans prove that recovery from alcohol and substance use disorders is possible -- yet at the same time, millions more are struggling with the disease of addiction. These individuals are our family members, friends,...
Friday, July 29, 2016

The Summer 2016 issue of NIH MedlinePlus magazine spotlights the following: